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Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Manuscript Number: 766900.11

Date: 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, narrative, 1766

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Abstract: Whitaker gives a brief history of Indian conversion in America and why it has thus far been relatively unsuccessful. Occom’s story is used as an argument for promoting Wheelock’s School and its focus on educating Indians, rather than English, as missionaries. A plan for an expanded school is put forth.

George Whitefield, letter, to Peter Vanbrugh Livingston, 1766 February 27

Manuscript Number: 766177

Date: 27 February 1766

Title: George Whitefield, letter, to Peter Vanbrugh Livingston, 1766 February 27

Author: Whitefield, George

Recipient: Livingstone, Peter Vanbrugh

Abstract: Whitefield writes that Lord Dartmouth proves himself to be America’s friend, that Occom preaches to acceptance and is meeting nobles, and that the king has become a benefactor of Wheelock’s plan.

Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Manuscript Number: 766207.1

Date: 7 March 1766

Title: Nathaniel Whitaker, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 March 7

Author: Whitaker, Nathaniel

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Whitaker, in London, writes that he has received letters from Wheelock, and that Wheelock should take care with regard to where he sends letters and what he writes, so that the Society in Scotland does not appropriate the money Whitaker, along with Occom, hopes to raise. Occom is shortly to be inoculated for small pox.

Charles Jeffrey Smith, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 June 2

Manuscript Number: 766352

Date: 2 June 1766

Title: Charles Jeffrey Smith, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1766 June 2

Author: Smith, Charles Jeffery

Recipient: Wheelock, Eleazar

Abstract: Smith writes that he has received Wheelock’s letters, and though he cannot become a missionary to the Indians, he hopes to sponser one.

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